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Pyridium Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Pyridium is a urinary tract analgesic and that helps to treats pain, burning, frequency, and irritation that may be caused by infection, catheters, or various surgical procedures in the lower urinary tract.

Pyridium Dosage

  • The usual starting dose is two 100-milligram tablets or one 200-milligram tablet 3 times a day after meals.

Uses of Pyridium

  • It is used to treats pain, burning, frequency, and irritation.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Pyridium

Before taken Pyridium medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Pyridium. Side effects may include:

  • Headache
  • Itching
  • Rash
  • Severe allergic reaction
  • Upset stomach

Warnings and precautions before taking Pyridium:

  • If your skin or the whites of your eyes develop a yellowish tone, then you should tell your doctor. Because it may indicate that your kidneys are not eliminating.
  • You should notify your doctor immediately. If you are older, your doctor will watch you more closely, since the kidneys work less effectively as we age.

Drug Interaction :-

No interactions have been reported. But if you are taking Pyridium with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Pyridium with other drugs.


After taken Pyridium if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Pyridium overdose include:

  • Blood disorders
  • Bluish skin color
  • Impaired kidney and liver function

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